Thapelo Mokoena Biography, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Wife, Series, Instagram, Siblings, Father, Wiki, Mother, Brothers

Thapelo Mokoena Biography: Age, Movies, Net Worth, Wife, Series, Instagram, Siblings, Father, Wiki, Mother, Brothers

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Thapelo Archibald Sfufane Mokoena (born October 21, 1982) is a top-rated South Africa actor, passionate producer, and experienced TV presenter. 

He is popularly known for his role in the scintillating drama; Tracker, and he has been augmenting his fame since his debut role.

He is a widely celebrated figure and adored entity in the South African movie scene.

Thapelo Mokoena
Thapelo Mokoena: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Thapelo Archibald Sfufane Mokoena
Born: 21 October 1982 (age 41 years old)
Place of Birth: Ladysmith, South Africa
Children: Reko Mokoena, Lefika Meraki Mokoena
Nationality: South African
Parents: Mike Mokoena
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Spouse • Wife: Lesego-Tshepang Mokoena (m. 2012)
Occupation: Actor • Tv Personality
Net Worth: $500,000 – $1 million

Early Life

Thapelo Mokoena was born into the Mokoena Family on the 21st of October in 1982.

He has always been surrounded by a multitude of family members.

It explains why he’s always had such a strong relationship with people and communities.

He was born in a small town called Ladysmith, under the Mkhamba tree on his way to the hospital.

It is the same town that boasts the birth of the legendary Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

He was raised in a small town, and he was able to develop his talent in the village without being constrained by the environment where he was born.

He lost his father, Mike Mokoena to the ravaging coronavirus last year. He is a multi-lingual African


The ace actor, Thapelo Mokoena had his high school at Ladysmith High School and proceeded to Johannesburg to study a degree course in accounting.

However, he later changed his mind and chose to research film-making instead, giving him the privilege of developing his innate talent.


Thapelo Mokoena entered the industry in 2007, and he has been able to feature in many dramas and movies since that time till now.

However, it is instructive to note that his career begins with a television commercial. He joined a Johannesburg-based agency and got his first leading role in a commercial within the first two months.

Soon after finishing his course, he landed the role of Gabriel in the SABC1 soap opera, Generations. In the soapie, he was the bodyguard of the wealthy lady.

Thapelo Mokoena has played the role of Cedric Fatani in Wild at Heart from 2007 to 2012. He also played Elias Motsoaledi in the 2013 film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Thapelo Mokoena owns a production company called Easy Sundays Productions. He has starred in quite a few movies and television shows, one of which being Between Friends: Ithala. He has also played a significant role in Nothing for Mahala.

He also acts on Broken Vows as Uhuru. He played on Mrs. Nice Guy in 2016. He plays Quinn on the hit series, Trackers. He also played William on Sky TV’s Bulletproof season 3.


  • A Place Called Home
  • Broken Vows
  • High Rollers
  • Intersexions
  • Isibaya
  • Kota Life CrisisNomzamo:
  • She’s The One
  • Society

Social Media

Thapelo Mokoena is active on social media pages, and he is gaining followers rapidly because he engages with his fans. He has over 100K followers on Twitter and over 385K followers on Instagram.

  • Instagram handle – @mokoenalive
  • Twitter handle – @Thapelomokoena

Personal Life

Thapelo Mokoena happily married to Lesego-Tshepang Mokoena on the 24th of November 2012.

Together, the couple has two children. Their first child, a son called Reko Mokoena, was born in 2015. In 2018, the couple welcomed their second son, Lefika Meraki Mokoena.

The actor and his family currently live in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Net Worth

The talented and legendary South African actor, Thapelo Mokoena is estimated to be worth between $500,000 – $1 million.

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